[REQUEST] Google Assistant (AI voice agent) speech recognition addon in Kodi

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RockerC Offline
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Just read that Google has now released a Python-based Google Assistant SDK that’s designed for prototyping voice agent technology, see:

http://linuxgizmos.com/google-assistant-...pberry-pi/
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/04/...nches-sdk/
http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/05/03/g...ogle-home/

If someone have the interest and Python coding skills then perhaps this SDK could be made into a Kodi service addon for voice control?

https://developers.googleblog.com/2017/0...t-sdk.html




Google Assistant SDK developer preview is available for download, initially optimized for the Raspberry Pi, but looks to be portable:

https://developers.google.com/assistant/sdk/
https://developers.google.com/assistant/...run-sample
https://developers.google.com/assistant/...op_of_page

PS: I guess for it to have a high wife acceptance factor you would either need a microphone on the remote or buy a microphone array, ex:

http://www.jabra.com/business/speakerpho...-speak-510
https://creator.matrix.one/#!/index
https://www.seeedstudio.com/ReSpeaker-Mi...-2719.html
(This post was last modified: 2017-05-03 12:45 by RockerC.)
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FYI, Google have now released developer preview 0.2.0 of the Google Assistant library for Python

https://developers.google.com/assistant/...ease-notes

New features in this new developer preview 0.2.0 version are:
  • Initial release of the library for Python.
  • Ok Google and Hey Google hotword support for voice activation
  • Ability to set alarms and timers.
Previous developer preview 0.1.0 release version already had:
  • An RPC API is available to communicate with the Assistant.
  • Python sample code is available.
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If you didn't see the latest edition of MagPi magazine included Google Voice hardware as a free cover gift.
https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/free-ai...-magpi-57/
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(2017-05-18 12:35)popcornmix Wrote:  If you didn't see the latest edition of MagPi magazine included Google Voice hardware as a free cover gift.
https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/free-ai...-magpi-57/
Read about that just a few hours after raspberry.org announcement and I was already too late ordering it, and assume the same for most of us not living in a country where they sell the MagPi Magazine in brick-and-mortar stores since it was by then impossible to find issue #57 in an online store. Would have ordered at least five or more of that MagPi issue with the kit if I still had the chance.

I do however have two official Google Home speakers (imported from the United states) and they work great in Sweden, even though it is English only.

Again, Google Assistant with hot-word activation for voice control with Google Home is awesome when used together with Chromecast Audio!


Off-topic; just like I do for Kodi, I now recommend Chromecast Audio to everyone I met because it is a great product, which relatest to this other request:

http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=282074

Combination of Google Assistant voice control and Chromecast Audio for multiroom music playback is simply the coolest product since Kodi/XBMC!
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